Dr. John Planz
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
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John V. Planz holds a B.S degree in Biology and Zoology (double major) from the State University of New York (Oswego, NY), a M.S. degree in behavioral ecology from Shippensburg University (Shippensburg, PA) and a Ph.D. in molecular evolutionary genetics and population genetics from the University of North Texas (Denton, TX). Dr. Planz studied as a postdoctoral fellow at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Section of Mammals (Pittsburgh, PA) in mammalian phylogenetic systematics. Dr. Planz entered the forensics field in 1993 at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences in Dallas, TX. He later served as the Director of Identity Testing at GeneScreen, Inc. in Dallas, TX and Biosynthesis, Inc. in Lewisville TX adding mitochondrial DNA typing and SNP development to the testing performed by those laboratories. Dr. Planz joined the faculty of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth in January 2000 were he serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Forensic and Investigative Genetics and is the Associate Director of the UNT Center for Human Identification.
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